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I am thinking about adding another monitor to my current setup. That would put me at 3 monitors total.

My question is posed to those who use 3 monitors to play WoW. What graphics card(s) do you use? Nvidia, ATi, 1 or 2.

Would I be able to play WoW across all 3 screens using my 285's?
 
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I can/did run 3 monitors with WoW, but in my case my video card needs to support eyefinity. In your case, your graphics card would need to support nvidia surround. I don't believe the 285 does; however I could be wrong. I think Nvidia needs to be a fermi chipset to support there surround viewing.

Anyone correct me if i'm wrong.
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Yes according to nVidia website dual 285's should support 2D surround.
I plaid with 480's works great!


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Just out of curiousity...could you move your hot bars to one or both of your side monitors? I used hot keys for most everything anyway. I seen a fair amount of three monitor screen shots and they always have the hot bars in the primary screen.

If it was crafting or buffing or something you could still mouse over to the side...or move it to the middle screen for a moment, right?

Still debating if eyefinity is worth it...I don't play WoW currently, but I might get sweet talked into playing it again some day. So this would be more evidence.
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Yep you can with Bartender or a few other mods.
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How are you guys putting wow on 3 montiors?! I called blizzard up and they said its not supported when clearly there are videos and pics of people doing it? As you can see in my rig I can definitely handle it but what program should i use?
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I am thinking about adding another monitor to my current setup. That would put me at 3 monitors total.

My question is posed to those who use 3 monitors to play WoW. What graphics card(s) do you use? Nvidia, ATi, 1 or 2.

Would I be able to play WoW across all 3 screens using my 285's?
Be prepared to not be wow'd,,,,,, I tried WOW on triple monitors and it was nothing but lag and stuttering. I left went to Rift and got tired of it. I now play Black Ops occasionally... still searching for a better game.
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How did u put wow on 3 monitors???

Rift is amazing on three monitors! The only deal is i get crappy frames though. I get about 30-35 on 5996x1080. And when i use only one monitor I get 55-60. Not that great for the money i payed for my rig but whatever. and black ops is terrible on 3 monitors. the widescreen fixer won't load and i reinstalled it like 10 times. i dont know if theres an alternative to it either but i'd kill for wow to be on 3 monitors.
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Be prepared to not be wow'd,,,,,, I tried WOW on triple monitors and it was nothing but lag and stuttering. I left went to Rift and got tired of it. I now play Black Ops occasionally... still searching for a better game.
Two 6950s couldn't run WoW in eyefinity without stuttering? Was it a driver issue or something?
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Yes according to nVidia website dual 285's should support 2D surround.
I plaid with 480's works great!

You play WoW, DNF, and CoD. Bash BF3 in every thread you see. Have a toon in WoW named Johnmccain. Spelled the word played, 'plaid.'

I officially don't like you.
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